Charlie Adams

Tools you can use to be as positive as possible!

The leadership team of Manufacturing Technology, Inc brought me in last week to deliver a two hour program on positive attitude and seeking excellence. I...

The ‘On Fire’ Attitude and Leadership of Warden Burl Cain

I recently had the opportunity to study the remarkable leadership of Burl Cain. He is the man who turned America's bloodiest prison - Angola...

Rebels Don’t Need Turkey for Thanksgiving Dinner

Shirley graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1984 with a BA in Art. While at Ole Miss, Art drew the daily comic strip Ernie,...

The Man Who Flew in a Flying Coffin

You will learn about some very brave and inspirational people this week in the Tuesday newsletter. I was asked to speak on positive attitude...

The remarkable attitude of Terry Klarich – A blind single parent

Terry Klarich spoke after me at a recent conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma where the Dept. of Rehabilitation Services brought me in to speak on...

Jack Adams Talks Customer Service Insights He Has Learned Working at Chick-Fil-A

I had the opportunity to deliver a 3 hour form of the important correlation of positive attitude to customer service at the Oklahoma Dept....

Commitment – 2 Powerful Examples of What it Means

When speaking on attitude or peak performances, sometimes organizations will ask me to put an emphasis on commitment. I will share two stories with...

Massive leadership decisions to be made in 4 seconds

I recently spoke on the attitude of effective leaders at the Michiana SHRM Executive Leadership Forum. Not long before the event, my longtime friend...

The “Find a Way” Attitude of Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad

What an incredible two months for 64 year old endurance swimmer Diana Nyad. This past Thursday she ended her 48-hour swim in pool set...

Inspiring Others With a Positive Attitude: How Nothing Holds Back Jim Swihart

A few days ago I took a picture of the sign below. It was taped on the glass of an exercise facility. For success, attitude...